Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Elk Mountain Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 54%
  • Beginner
  • 28%
  • Families
  • 80%
  • Intermediate
  • 70%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 43%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

Helpful Highlights:

I love this place! Great conditions, great snow, long runs, high elevation..Only downside, too many skiers!! They have a big ski scene here and they have an...

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  • 5

    Nice snow

    by John Huge - 3rd January 2014

    Pros: Steep runs, great snow, long runs for PA

    Cons: too many skiers, slow chairs

    I love this place! Great conditions, great snow, long runs, high elevation..Only downside, too many skiers!! They have a big ski scene here and they have an... Full review

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  • 5

    Elk Mt Ski resort

    by djrayzzzz - 20th December 2013

    Pros: Expert Terrain,Short lift lines,highest vertical,great snow conditions,

    Cons: Distance,it's near the NY border

    Elk Mountain is Eastern Pa's highest vertical drop with challenging runs,and superb snow conditions. Fact:Elk Mt is 2600' plus above sea level. The bottom i... Full review

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  • 5

    Skiers mountain

    by brian - 19th November 2013

    Pros: good varied terrain

    Cons: slow lifts

    Elk mountain has varied terrain for all levels of skiing. Conditions are usually better than other PA resorts because it is farther north. It has a great ki... Full review

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  • 4

    the best skiing in pa

    by village idiots - 12th March 2013

    Pros: small crowds nice runs , nice setting

    Cons: slow lifts -

    elk is the best in pa , hands down , sno is #2 , everywhere else is a waste of time , ... Full review

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  • 5

    Why I Go To Elk Mountain.

    by Anonymous - 8th March 2013

    Pros: Best Skiing in PA

    Cons: Have to leave sometime.

    There are lots of reasons not to go to Elk Mountain Ski Resort. First of all it in the middle of nowhere 20 Mins from Scranton and 20 Mins off highway alon... Full review

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  • 4

    Great PA Skiing

    by B_Sloane89 - 1st February 2013

    Pros: Snow Conditions, Vertical Drop, Variety of trails, short lift lines

    Cons: Lifts are slow

    Elk Mountain lives up to a lot of the hype of their advertisements. The snow really is great, and so is the variety of trails. A 1000 foot vertical drop is ... Full review

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